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it's right ajais dwront a complex of town houses. >> i find it really scary. i mean... it gets kind of go at any minute. and you know there is a lot of kids in this neighborhood. >> jane cargo knew pg&e pipeline was there but no idea different segments ranked eight, nine, 11 and 98 on the list. it's behind 143 town homes in san marin valley. >> i'm not always -- not on the gas line behind there. i've known about that before. since the whole san bruno thing, not so comfortable. >> executives released the list this afternoon. it's setting up a new hot line number for the public to call. >> they'll be able to get information as to whether or not they're within 500 feet of the transmission lines. >> or whether they're 500 feet within top 100 planning segments. >> the san bruno pipeline exploded was never on the list.
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a list developed from segments reveeed -- reviewed last year. pg&e says it will have to wait for results of the investigation. the top 100 ranking is a weighted list based on four criteria. important is potential for third-party damage such as an accident by a contractor. potential for corrosion, ground movement and physical design such as age of the pipes and segments could be mere feet or yards long. >> it could be pipe between two valves, segment could be where type of pipe is different or transitions. there is a lot of different things making up these segments. they can with two feet or a mile long. >> the list is raising awareness of the safety all over central and northern california. another top-ranked site on the border of san jose and milpitas. >> i'm concerned. i didn't know it was this close. i knew it's in milpitas. i didn't know it was here.
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yeah. >> pg&e says if a pipeline poses a risk it's repaired immediately. in this case, it's still the process of trying to decide whether this needs to be repaired or replaced. the maps can be difficult for the public to decipher. pg&e is urging people to call the new hot line. the phone number is on our web site. david louie abc 7 news. thank you. a 20-year-old victim of the san bruno explosion was laid to rest this afternoon. jessica morales buried in colma, killed after going to her boyfriend's house just feet from the blast site to watch the first nfl game of the season. her boyfriend went to the hospital with severe burns. >> there is concern among homeowners about what the explosion will do to property values there. a part of a lawsuit filed against pg&e seeks to help
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residents who may now have trouble selling their home. >> nobody now is looking around going let me buy a house in san bruno. >> agents predict a drastic drop in values in the short term, long term they say home values will be regaining their value. >> i think long term being what say four, five years we're going to be like anyone else. >> pg&e set up a $100 million fund for the victims. the lawsuit seeks to turn control of that fund over to a third party and force the utility to pay damages. a delta md 90 on its way from oakland to salt lake city making a landing this afternoon in sacramento. and this is after the pilot reported a possible engine problem. delta says other flights are being found for the passenger as board. >> experts using tissue samples to determine the species of a whale that wash add shore this morning on
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ocean beach. it's badly decomposed and made it hard to examine. researchers have been able to determine it's not a hump back, gray, or blue whale. it's a bounty for researchers. >> it's hard for us to study them out so far in the ocean this, gives us a good opportunity to put together different pods and populations of the whales in the wild. >> and a carcass will be buried during low tide on the beach tomorrow. it was just last week a tanker impaled a whale on the bough and that is probably dead when hit. there is a warning out for female joggers in south san jose. the sheriff's department looking for a man who attacked a woman jogging alone just before 8:00 on a road around snell road. the attacker tried to sexual assault sure, she managed to
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runway. and oakland police are issuing a warning two women were robbed and sexual assaulted in separate incidents near lake merit. police think the same person may be responsible for the attacks. the victims say the man was carrying a weapon. police don't have a description yet. >> in the north bay, grief counselors helping students following a death of a 15-year-old boy in a terrible crash on friday. four other boys were hurt. counselors are helping students work through the grieving process. all boys in the accident are from that school. a 15-year-old from novato died and two 17-year-old boys suffered major injuries. >> we're trying to begin the healing process. we have grief counselors for individual and groups today in our schools. >> this chp says the driver was likely speeding, lost
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control and hit a big rig carrying cattle. a 16-year-old driver was arrested today on driving under the influence charges by police. when released from the hospital he'll be booked into juvenile hall for charges including driving without a valid license. a bill would require public schools to provide water at lunchtime. interestingly students in half of the schools across california do not have access to drinking water in cafeterias. in this high school a nearest fountain is outside of the building. it gives out water bottles, other schools aren't as generous. >> it's expensive but... it's right. the kids need it. so, if we have to, we make adjustments in other areas in order to provide this for hem. >> the bill requiring schools to provide water with meals by next july. the governor is expected to sign it. >> if you watched oprah, you
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saw she gave $1 million to aspire public schools. it's california nonprofit running 30 charter schools from mostly low-income students and several are here in the bay area. >> angel network is giving each school networks $1 million. >> it is a nonprofit, one of six recipients to receive $1 million today for their work in our public schools. abc 7 spent the day with students in oaklandland and joins us now with a look at what sets that school apart. >> reporter: kids and teachers just finished watching oprah. they'll have to share the $1 million with 29 other charter schools that are run by aspire. there are 30 in california and received attention of oprah. >> someone asked me it's height...
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>> lionel wilson college academy outperforms all high schools in oakland. it serves predominantly low income students. 95% of latino. there are a few things that sets them apart. quizzes are given every day to make sure students get it. >> you've got the unit conversion right. >> if they don't, the teacher goes over the material again. >> these teachers stay after school and help us. that is showing that they care. and we can make a difference. >> reporter: this school has a advisory prachl. one teacher supervises 15 students to make sure they're on track. the teacher stays with them until they graduate. >> i'm responsible and i'm kind of onsight adult to monster their academic performance. >> every student graduates from high school. nearly all go on to college. alfreddo will be the first in his family to go to college. >> i think it was a good opportunity for me. they just want to see me
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succeed. to do better than them. >> reporter: the school is one of snism oakland run by aspire. a public school system featured on oprah because of the high-quality schools. for that, it received $1 million. >> this must be stopped. >> another school system being recognized is summit prep school in redwood city. among the top in the nation. students get in through a lottery system. for parents, like ann jones it was an important moment in her daughter's education. >> i was terrified. we found out she got n then i was happy. >> the school is small, she knows her daughter will not fall through the crack autos it pushes to you do a lot more things and push you past your comfort level. >> and behind me here is some tears from the teachers that i want to mention that emily and her mom are also teachers in that film waiting for superman which will be released this
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friday. a lot of people are talking about it. and it focuses on america's failing education system, how winning a spot at one of these schools is for some families like winning the lottery. i'm live in oakland abc 7 news. >> and this is certainly great. thank you. >> and coming up, the debate over so called franken-fish. are you ready to eat genetically altered salmon? >> why you may not want to pay bills by text. there is an important warning tonight. >> hi, i'm dan ashley in clayton. it's annual friends of camp concord golf tournament. band is playing and golfers are here. we're raising money to send young people at summer carp camp. i'd love for to you help. stay with us. stay with us. i'll have the story in just a
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hp and oracle face a legal truth over mark herd former ceo. hired by rival oracle. herd spoke about his new job during the company's annual open world conference here in san francisco. hp sued oracle to keep herd from working there. today, herd didn't mention hn a speech. >> i'm also thrilled to be here. so... i'm really excited to be part of this and have been coming here for a while. i'm glad to be part of the team. >> thank you. >> and part of the settlement reached today two company as agreed herd would protect trade secrets while performing duties at ora cell. sit one of the san francisco biggest conventions with about 40,000 people attending last
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year, generating $100 million in revenue. >> and there are still a couple days of summer left. and now, it's the time to start thinking about your holiday travel plans fchl you wait, being be in for bad news. that is right. that and a lot more consumer news. economy is changing everything. most of us wait about a month out before booking our travel. don't try that this holiday season. fare compare says competition seats will be tight due to higher than normandie mand. all of the folk who's stayed home last year goring for it this year. best fare.com warns there are fewer seats available and prices are a third higher. wait too long, you can be pricing yourself out of the vacation. a warning tonight about making payments by cell phone. texting money gained a lot after tension when asked to text donations to help earthquake ravaged haiti.
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and payments are popular for consumer ring phones. and things we have are lack of protections depending on what kind of payment mechanisms. if you have a debit card in a bank account, you're save f it's tied to a prepaid card, or to your cell phone bill, you may be out of luck. >> now why is that? that is because those forms of payment don't come with federal or state protections. consumers union is calling on the federal reserve to change all of that. now, walmart has a reputation for setting up big stores in little towns. now, seeming ready to set up small stores in big towns. executives say they've been showing the giant retailer properties and urban areas including san francisco, and new york. idea seems to be a smaller space stocked with fewer items
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and hopes of pump lg u up -- pumping up slow sales. >> now they're going to the heart. >> i have a feeling walmart in san francisco is going to be a big news story. >> oh, yes. >> and yes. yes. >> and we enjoyed a gorgeous day throughout the bay area today. >> yes. sandhya patel is here to tell bus that. >> it was a beautiful day. going to be nice next few days, just settle changes. i'm going to show you what it looks like now from our emeryville camera. towards san francisco, you can see a hint of fog out there. patches of fog. another live picture from our camera in high definition as well. you can see blue skies from that vantage point. temperatures now just nice and mild. 60s along the coast line of the 80s inland. santa rosa is 13 degrees warmer. coastal areas half moon bay up,
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two. san jose, up three. there is concord nine degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. cooler next few days. autumn arrives wednesday at 8:09 p.m. we're looking at much warmer weather heading into the thursday through sunday time period. tends to be a warm time of the year here in the bay area, there is a satellite picture, high pressure controlling weather. nice, sunny afternoon here in the bay area. changes are coming. it will be sunny tomorrow afternoon. we're going to have to deal with this frontal boundary approaching. there is a cold front approaches, stronger sea breeze, little cooler for your tuesday and your wednesday. just a little bit. overnight tonight temperatures will be falling into north bay valleys into upper 40s, 49 in cloverdale. you can see the rest of the bay area into 50s and patches of fog along the coast and over the bay inland so valleys wake up to clear skies. tomorrow afternoon, numbers
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going to be on the mild side. 73 in san jose. 74 los gatos. 68 in san mateo. 70 in palo alto. nice day on the coast. 60 in half moon bay. downtown san francisco, 64 degrees. daily city, 60. towards north bay, 70 for san rafael. mid-70s around santa rosa and napa. east bay, sunny skies as well. 67 in oakland. 69 in union city. inland areas into low to upper 70s, you're going come out of the 80s today, antioch, 78. livermore, 74. walnut creek, sunny, 73 degrees. here is your accu-weather forecast, it's a slightly cooler forecast for mid week time period. fall arrives 8:09 p.m. wednesday evening. looking at warmer days. we're going with low 80s thursday inland. by weekend, low to mid-90s inland. 70s at beaches if you're making plans for weekend, it's
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beach weather all the way. >> no kidding. summer temperatures for fall. >> exactly. >> thank you. >> and hundreds of deserving bay area children swril a chance to go to camp in lake tahoe this summer. thanks to a charity event in the east bay. >> it's friends of camp concord and there is raising money to make it possible for the kids. dan is live with more for us. dan? >> reporter: hi this, is a wonderful day to play good golf for a great cause. this is about young people. there is hundreds of people here to enjoy a great day of golf at the country club to send young people to summer camp, deserving young people we had a full field of golfers today tlmplt pictures of 150 golfers out here playing in a scramble tournament donating
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time and money to send deserving young people to summer camp. this place is fantastic. there is pictures for what it looks like. there is 29 beautiful acres. this tournament will send 350-400 deserving young people to camp this summer in south lake ta hoax i'm with two young men who had that experience. daniel and adam campos. both went to camp. >> i enjied how you got to experience full camp activities which include art and other thing autos how about you? you make good friends? >> i did. there is a couple new friends. >> wonderful to be outdoors and great counselers you meet. >> counselors are well educated and prepared to do anything requiring us to learn and grow. >> yes. >> thank you very much. i appreciate you're being here. we believe every child should
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have a chance to have one summer camp experience. and this can be live changing. we love for to you help. go to the web site. and we'll link you over to dan ashley friends of camp concord golf event. make a donation if you can. it's a life changing experience. there is more at 6:00. >> all right. thank you. >> nice job out there. >> yes. terrific event. >> just ahead, paying a premium to speed up your commute. you can get into the fast lane if you're not carpooling. >> and efforts to makeeeeeeeeeee
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there is confusion for commuter as long a stretch of southbound interstate 680 as bait area's first express pay lane went into affect. that new lane operates between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. monday through friday. right now it's only open into the southbound direction. drivers get charged through their fast track transponders costing between 30 cents and $6. the fine for driving in the lane illegally is $370. it's free for carpoolers and motorcycles and hybrid vehicle was those valid stickers. >> and if the food and drug administration approves, you soon could be buying a genetically engineered fish at your grocery store. the fda began debating whether to allow the salmon to be sold in stores and restaurants. regulators holding two days of hearings on this issue.
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the massachusetts company is pushing for approveal saying it's modified fish are safe and environmentally sustainable. critics say they can cause allergies in humans and harm the wild salmon population. taking a look at whether or not the fish should be labeled differently than wild salmon. >> coming up next, the algebra experience. experience. >> and
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man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin!
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coming up at 6:00 a controversial approach to deal with homeless alcoholics. one city considers giving them a place to drink funded by your tax dollars. >> also, a accounting for the stimulus money. millions, some not where you might expect. >> three out of four days going on the box. the car didn't work. >> getting clipped by the clipper cars. a look at problems some riders
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are having at 6:00. >> and finally a san francisco group of algebra students has been chosen to take part in an experiment. >> it compares learning algebra through i pad through a textbook. one teacher says the math book is big and heavy. the i pad takes fear out of learning. >> apple donated in a publishing company is funding this study. results due out next year. >> the kids ever thrill thrilled. >> world news is up next. >> world news is up next. our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that.

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